Reproduction of Symphodus melops
Document source: http://www.fishbase.se/Reproduction/FishReproSummary.php?ID=59&GenusName=Symphodus&SpeciesName=melops&fc=362&StockCode=69
 
Main Ref. Quignard, J.-P. and A. Pras, 1986
Mode protogyny
Fertilization external
Mating type
Spawning frequency
Batch spawner Ref.  
Reproductive guild guarders
nesters
Parental Care paternal
Description of life cycle and mating behavior Sex reversal sometimes observed. Seaweed nest built by male among rocks or in crevices (Ref. 4742). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
Search for more references on reproduction Scirus
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 02.01.91
Modified by Luna, Susan M. on 07.22.11
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